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Film Events

C.A.F.E. - A public screening of "Ixcanul"

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Poster advertising film screening of "Ixcanul" for Central American Studies event

C.A.F.E. (Central American Film Experience) - A public screening of "Ixcanul"

On the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala, a marriage is arranged for seventeen-year-old Maria by her Kaqchikel parents Read more

Salam Neighbor

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

Salam Neighbor

"Salam Neighbor" is a documentary about the lives of Syrian refugees in Jordon's Zaatari refugee camp. The screening kicks off a series of campus events hosted by CSUN's Middle East and Islamic Studies program that will address the impact of new U.S. policies being made concerning refugees and Muslims in the United States.

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Love Streams

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Love Streams DVD cover

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
The electric filmmaking genius John Cassavetes and his brilliant wife and collaborator Gena Rowlands give luminous, fragile performances as two closely bound, emotionally wounded souls who reunite after years apart. Read more

Tempest

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

Tempest dvd cover

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius. Read more

Gloria

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Gloria poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. Read more

Opening Night

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

Opening Night poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
While in the midst of rehearsals for her latest play, Broadway actor Myrtle Gordon (Gena Rowlands) witnesses the accidental death of an adoring young fan, after which she begins to confront the chaos of her own life. Read more

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie poster

JOHN CASSAVETES RETROSPECTIVE -- THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE CINEMATHEQUE
John Cassavetes engages with film noir in his own inimitable style with The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. Read more

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